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44 Examples of the Awareness of Albert Einstein


Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist, is remembered as one of the greatest physicists of all time. Einstein created the theory of relativity and made important contributions to the theory of quantum mechanics. Below we list examples of his words of wisdom.

“A man’s ethical behaviour should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.”

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.”

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.”

“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”

“The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.”

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”

“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.”

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”

“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”

“The only source of knowledge is experience.”

“The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.”

“The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.”

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”

“The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.”

“If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?”

“Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.”

“Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.”

“The man of science is a poor philosopher.”

“Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.”

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”

“It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.”

“Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”

“I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.”

“Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.”

“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”

“Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.”

“The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.”

“Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.”

“A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.”

“If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.”

“The only real valuable thing is intuition.”

“My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.”

“When the solution is simple, God is answering.”

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